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Pierce Durham ’14

Pierce Durham ’14
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Pierce went to Christ the King School before Jesuit, and started writing for The Roundup during his sophomore year when his older brother, Clark, was the editor-in-chief. His favorite sport is football, which he played up until this summer when he had a knee injury that will keep him out for the season. He really enjoys Breaking Bad, though he's dreading its end, and loves to discuss it any chance he gets. He can’t wait to start another year with The Roundup!
For the past three years, Jesuit high schools across the nation have joined at one school for an annual art showing, consisting of pieces of 4x5 inch art pieces.  This year, however, the art show opened a new category- the 3D category- that allowed Jesuit Dallas to send in two ceramics pieces for judging. After all of the judges...
Last Saturday, May 4th, Jesuit Lacrosse made its way to its third consecutive state semi-finals to face off against ESD at Clark High School in Plano.  After a hard-fought game of emotional play, Jesuit gave up a goal in the final seconds to make this the second year in a row to lose in the semi-finals. ESD, whom Jesuit had...
From his high school career at Jesuit to his collegiate career at Rhodes College to his eventual professional career in the USFL, Jim Hever ’82 asserted his dominance in the athletic arena and remains one of the most decorated football players to ever wear the blue and gold.  One of Jesuit’s great athletes, Hever was inducted into the Jesuit...
Wednesday and Thursday, April 10th and 11th, Jesuit track fought its daunting district rivals and, for the second year in a row, came out on top.  With several outstanding individual and team performances, spirits could not have been higher around the track and field program as some of the athletes advanced to area on April 18th at Jesse Owens...
Although the month of March may seem like just an ordinary month- 31 days with a couple holidays sprinkled in- to the crew team, it was the busiest month of their lives.  With three regattas and a week-long session of intense training in the middle behind them, the team’s uphill battle seems close to completion. To start the month out,...
On Saturday, March 23rd, Jesuit hosted the 49th annual Sheaner Relays, one of the most prestigious track meets in the state of Texas, that sees some of the nation’s best athletes every year.  After a long day of throwing, jumping and running, Jesuit finished with an impressive 5th place out of 29 of the best track programs in Texas. ...
On February 16th, Jesuit powerlifting participated in a meet at Highland Park High School and after a long day of “pumping iron,” two Jesuit powerlifters distinguished themselves from the pack and qualified for the regional powerlifting tournament in Everman, Texas the next weekend. Athletes from all sports are encouraged to participate in this unique opportunity to do organized powerlifting, and...
Last week, Pope Benedict XVI announced that he will step down from his papal seat on February 28th, an event that has not happened for about six centuries.  The obvious questions arise: who will be his successor? And what will be the direction of the Church under the new Pope? Benedict decided to step down because of health issues as...

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